Author and Senior Lecturer
Harvard Medical School
Vivian S. Lee, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., is a physician executive and author of The Long Fix: Solving America's Health Care Crisis with Strategies that Work for Everyone. An Executive Fellow at Harvard Business School and Senior Lecturer at Harvard Medical School, she focuses on resilience and the intersection of tech, climate change, and healthcare. Lee served as the founding President of Health Platforms at Alphabet’s Verily, where she helped build multiple successful start-ups, including virtual disease management, precision risk insurance, and a pandemic management company. Lee was Dean of the medical school and CEO of the University of Utah Health, a $3.6B system. Lee is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard, received a D.Phil in medical engineering from Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, earned her M.D. with honors from Harvard, and her MBA from NYU. Elected to the National Academy of Medicine, Lee serves on the Board of Directors of the Commonwealth Fund, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Zions Bancorporation. She was named one of the 100 Most Influential People by Modern Healthcare in 2022 and has been featured in the New York Times, NPR, Bloomberg News, NBC Nightly News, Hidden Brain podcast, Crain’s 40 under 40, among others.